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MNO amplifies the power of the arts that connect our diverse communities. This collection of award-winning stories and performances inspires conversation, evokes empathy, challenges perspective and entertains. Thousands of artists and arts organizations have been featured in hundreds of stories, all scored with music created by Minnesota musicians. MNO, made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota, has been produced by Twin Cities PBS since 2010. Want to watch full episodes of MNO? WATCH NOW ON TPT.ORG.
MNO amplifies the power of the arts that connect our diverse communities. This collection of award-winning stories and performances inspires conversation, evokes empathy, challenges perspective and entertains. Thousands of artists and arts organizations have been featured in hundreds of stories, all scored with music created by Minnesota musicians. MNO, made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota, has been produced by Twin Cities PBS since 2010. Want to watch full episodes of MNO? WATCH NOW ON TPT.ORG.
Poet Ka Vang

Poet Ka Vang Performs ‘Extraordinary Hmong’

Poet and spoken word artist Ka Vang was born at the secret CIA military base in Laos, Long Cheng, at the end of the Vietnam War....

4/7th of Doomtree = SHREDDERS

Shredders, the Doomtree quartet featuring Lazerbeak, Sims, P.O.S, and Paper Tiger, released their debut album Dangerous Jumps, in the Fall 2017. Performing at the Palace...
Sieng Lee

Hmong Artist Explores “Becoming American”

Sieng Lee’s stunning site-specific art installations are inspired by his own refugee experience. Lee’s family came to the United States when he was just...

A Choreographer’s Process – Mathew Janczewski

Q&A with Dancer Timmy Wagner on Mathew Janczewski’s Creative Process and Style Timmy Wagner is a company member of Arena Dances, freelance dancer, choreographer and...
Alison Price

A Heritage of Trees

In a dazzling display of colors, artist Alison Price captures the majesty of trees, turning each scale of bark and artery of branch into...
Two people figure skating

Brownbody Flashes Back to Flash Forward

Flash back. We’re in our second-grade classroom, blackboard at the front, windows at the rear. The first day of class, our desks are side-by-side, and...
Joy Teiken standing in tall grass with her dog

Sculpture or Fashion?

Joy Teiken’s signature fashion line Joynoelle, has been worn by the likes of Allison Janney, Andie MacDowell and Toni Braxton.  A former art teacher,...
bottlecap and bead art

Dominique Winders Creates Jewelry Sculptures Fit For Giants

Q&A with Dominique Winders TWIN CITIES PBS: You mention that your grandmother gave you a jar of beads when you were a girl – and that...
Photo of artist Devin Wildes

Turning Autism into Artistry

“For many years of your life, you’re just focused on getting him to be normal. Blending in. Not singled out. Now we do the...
Maxine Davis sitting in a boat on the water

Filmmaker Maxine Davis Finds Strength and Peace in the Outdoors

  Maxine Davis is a documentary filmmaker whose love of the outdoors has always been a source of strength and peace. In her film, Women...